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No/Gloss: DIY Film Festival

No/Gloss: DIY Film Festival

By Francesca Lewis Living in West Yorkshire, mostly famous for its Victorian exports (textiles, Brontës) and for producing the most Shakespearean space captain in history (Patrick Stewart), I…

LGBT Places Reviewed: San Francisco, CA

LGBT Places Reviewed: San Francisco, CA

By Emelina Minero Queer people are everywhere, but queer communities and scenes aren’t always evident everywhere you go. If you’re planning on traveling somewhere for a gay ‘ol time,…

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Interview: Renee Props of Queer Post-Mob Film “Once Upon A Time In Queens”

Interview: Renee Props of Queer Post-Mob Film “Once Upon A Time In Queens”

By Francesca Lewis Coming out to one’s parents is always an anxiety-inducing experience, even when…

Anatomy of a Love Seen: Peering Into the Vulnerable Soul of Love

Anatomy of a Love Seen: Peering Into the Vulnerable Soul of Love

By Julianna Joyce Centered around the tumultuous break up of two actresses, Mal and Zoe,…

Antigone Rising’s Kristen Ellis-Henderson and Dena Tauriello talk about their new video “Get to You,” being U.S Ambassadors, and the importance of having safe places for LGBTQ youth.

Antigone Rising’s Kristen Ellis-Henderson and Dena Tauriello talk about their new video “Get to You,” being U.S Ambassadors, and the importance of having safe places for LGBTQ youth.

By Jennifer Galm Antigone Rising, the all-female boot-stompin’ alternative country rock band comprised of Nini Camps…

All-Female Country Rock Band Antigone Rising Releases New Music Video “Get To You”

All-Female Country Rock Band Antigone Rising Releases New Music Video “Get To You”

By Emelina Minero Antigone Rising released their new music video for their song “Get To…

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I Am The Human Experience: Anonymous

I Am The Human Experience: Anonymous

This is only a piece of who I am, haha. I could go on and on. I am a professional and a kid. I am serious and fun.…

I Am The Human Experience (Living as a Polyglot): Linabel Ramirez

I Am The Human Experience (Living as a Polyglot): Linabel Ramirez

I want a personal identity—singular, But I continue to kill it.  The symptoms usually start with amnesia.  I forget which identity is real The same way I forget…

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AfterEllen’s Trish Bendix On Queer Identity And The Evolution Of Queer Representation

AfterEllen’s Trish Bendix On Queer Identity And The Evolution Of Queer Representation

By Emelina Minero AfterEllen’s Managing Editor, Trish Bendix, is a professional consumer, curator and commentator on queer media. Before AfterEllen, Bendix…

Diedra Meredith Shares Why The Freedom of Expression = Music Equality Campaign Is Needed

Diedra Meredith Shares Why The Freedom of Expression = Music Equality Campaign Is Needed

By Linabel Ramirez Music defines moments in our lives. It takes us on a journey through our soul and saves us from…

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The Human Experience: Lauren Leiggi

Originally published on August 6, 2012 on Pledge Your Voice. I am… a women, young-adult, student, employee, manager, free-thinker, writer, blogger, entrepreneur, lover, sister, daughter, athlete, aunt,…

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I am the Human Experience: Claudette Jones

Originally published on August 7, 2012 on T.H.E. Blog. Hey there! My name is Claudette Jones and I am a daughter, a sister, a friend, a dancer,…

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Trans Women Included: Feminism and Trans* Intersections

By Allison Moon, originally published on Emelina Minero Writes on July 12, 2012. Emelina invited me to share my thoughts on the intersections of Trans* and Feminism, as…